Tag: America

28th Feb 2021: The Gulf War – 30 Years Since

Posted by Published on February 17, 2020

February the 28th 2021 marks the 30 year anniversary of the end of the Gulf War, the 6 month long international conflict that claimed almost 500,000 lives.The Iraqi president, Saddam Hussein announced the invasion of Kuwait in August of 1990, under the impression that Kuwait was stealing Iraqi petroleum and the belief system that Kuwait was an artificial state carved out of the Iraqi coast…

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Dadamaino: Give Time to SpaceA arte Invernizzi, Milan Until 5th February 2020 Lauded for her consistency and idiosyncrasy of style, Italian artist Dadamaino is being celebrated by a solo exhibition of her work at Milan’s A arte Invernizzi gallery. The exhibition itself is a white maze of eclectic pieces from the late 50s to 70s with a focus on Dadamaino’s exploration of the relationship between…

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Space Travel & Tech: Archive Footage

Posted by Published on November 14, 2019

“The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever.” — Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, pioneer of Astronautic Theory Animals In Space Laika, the famous first dog in space is shown in both black and white and colour footage, and her two successors Belka and Streka are shown before and after their return from space. On The Moon Earlier this year in…

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Around the World: USA

Posted by Published on February 14, 2019

“America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn’t standing still.” E.E. Cummings In our Around the World series we turn our attention to the USA, currently the most powerful nation in the world. Take a look at our hand selected…

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Top Art Exhibitions: July 2018

Posted by Published on June 29, 2018

July is crammed with exhibitions and events – we have picked out our favourites from all across the globe. Don’t miss a thing with our handy guide.   Henry Lamb: People and Portraits Messums Wiltshire, until July 8th Messums Wiltshire is proud to present an exhibition on behalf of the Estate of Henry Lamb; treasures from one of the masters of early 20th century portraiture….

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Top Art Exhibitions: June 2018

Posted by Published on May 25, 2018

Planes, Trains and Automobiles | Transportation Photographs from the National Galleries of Scotland Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 2nd June – 13th January 2019 ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ is the third exhibition in a series aiming to demonstrate the exhaustive photo archive held by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Featuring works from Alfred G Buckham (1879-1956), Humphrey Spender (1910-2005), Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) and others, it displays the…

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Top Art Exhibitions: May 2018

Posted by Published on April 27, 2018

    Gabriele Münter Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 3 May – 19 August 2018 One of the founding members of ‘Der Blaue Reiter’ of German Expressionism (alongside Wassily Kandinsky amongst others), Munter’s work is recognised as textbook German Expressionist work – sadly, the artist herself has not received the credit she deserves for this impressive repertoire. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art aim to change this, with…

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Land of the Free, Home of the Brave…

Posted by Published on June 29, 2017

This year’s Fourth of July celebrations marks the 241st anniversary of the United States adopting the Declaration of Independence, which declared the thirteen American colonies as a new nation. From fireworks and barbecues to parades and bonfires,  we at Bridgeman Images would like to explore our archive for our most patriotic images. The First 4th of July A little known fact about the first Fourth of July:…

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Top Art Exhibitions: July

Posted by Published on June 27, 2017

This Summer, you can experience all the seasons with exhibitions on Arctic expeditions and Van Gogh’s seasonal works.  Besides weather, July sees a wide range of exhibitions opening up across the globe.  You can enjoy a history lesson in Feminist photography and art from the Civil Rights Movement or visit solo exhibitions dedicated to Bazille, Modigliani and Kyōsai. True to Life | British Realist Painting in the 1920s and…

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“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United Stated of America.” – the United States Constitution September 17th of this year commemorates the 230th…

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